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Special Track on Applied Cryptology and Network Security (STACNS)
July 14-17, 2008, Las Vegas, USA

A number of Special Sessions on Applied Cryptology and Network
Security will be organized within the 2008 International Conference on
Security and Management (SAM'08), July 14-17, 2008, Monte Carlo
Resort, Las Vegas, USA.  This conference is an annual meeting on
quality papers focusing on the latest developments in security.  The
goal of these sessions is to explore the research work of graduate
students, and junior faculty/researchers.

Topics of Interest

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

-- Applications of Block  and Stream Ciphers
-- Applications of Symmetric and Public Key Cryptology
-- Applications of Hash Functions and Digital Signatures
-- Network Security

Submission Guidelines

Prospective authors are invited to submit their draft paper (5-8 pages
- single space, font size of 10 to 12) via email to (Kevin Daimi).  MS document and PDF formats are

Papers must not have been previously published or currently submitted
for publication elsewhere.

The first page of the draft paper should include:

-- The title of the paper
-- Name, affiliation, postal address, E-mail address, telephone
number, and fax number for each author.
-- The name of the author who will be presenting the paper (if
accepted) and a maximum of 5 keywords.

Authors of accepted papers should submit their Camera-Ready papers in
PDF format.  The maximum number of pages in the final papers is 7.
Papers must conform to IEEE style guidelines at .

Conference Proceedings

Accepted papers will appear in the SAM'08 Conference Proceedings
published by CSREA Press (ISBN) in hardcopy. The proceedings will be
available for distribution at the conference.

Important Dates

Submission deadline:       February 25, 2008
Acceptance notification:   March 25, 2008
Camera-ready Version Due:  April 25, 2008

Conference Web sites


Multiconference sponsors

Academic/Technical Co-Sponsors:

-->  Computational Biology and Functional Genomics Laboratory,
     Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA /

-->  Horvath Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA),
     USA /

-->  Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota, USA /

-->  Functional Genomics Laboratory, University of Illinois at
     Urbana-Champaign, USA /

-->  BioMedical Informatics & Bio-Imaging Laboratory, Georgia
     of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA /

-->  Intelligent Data Exploration and Analysis Laboratory, University
     of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, USA /

-->  Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory, HST of Harvard University and
     MIT, USA /

-->  Center for the Bioinformatics and Computational Genomics,
     Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, USA /

-->  Harvard Statistical Genomics and Computational Laboratory,
     Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

-->  Hawkeye Radiology Informatics, Department of Radiology,
     College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa, USA /

-->  Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab),
     University of Iowa, Iowa, USA /

-->  The University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

-->  International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine /

-->  Institute for Informatics Problems of the Russian Academy of
     Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

-->  Telecommunications Task Force of the Intelligent Systems
     Applications Technical Committee (ISATC) of IEEE
     Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) /

-->  IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (IEEE TCSC) /

-->  IEEE Task force of Ubiquitous Intelligent Computing of IEEE
     Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) /

Corporate Co-Sponsors:

-->  Google, Inc.

-->  NIIT Technologies /

Other Co-Sponsors:

-->  High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)

-->  International Technology Institute (ITI) /

-->  GridToday

-->  HPCwire /

-->  Hodges' Health (H2CM), UK

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